Research topics
Observational Cosmology
Numerical Cosmology
International collaborations
  • Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB)
  • Sunyaev-Zel'dovich (SZ) effect and secondary anisotropies of the CMB
  • Clusters of galaxies
  • Galaxy clustering
  • Gravitational lensing
  • Cosmological paramameters estimation

  • Hydrodynamic N-body simulations of structure formation:
    • non-gravitational heating and cooling
    • Dark Energy

  • All sky and sky patch map making algorithms:
    • SZ effect
    • cluster polarization
    • X-rays
  • Euclid Space Mission:
    • Euclid Consortium: ECB national representation;
    • ECSURV and ESSWG - ESA-EC Mission Survey Groups;
    • Cosmological Simulations Working Group

  • ESA Planck Surveyor
    • High Frequency Instrument Associate and Collaborator
    • Clusters and Secondary Anisotropies Working Group (WG5)

galaxy cluster and sourrounding
galaxies falling through filaments

all-sky simulation of the Sunyaev-Zel'dovich effect
(visible structures are filaments and galaxy clusters)

Publication Record
Publication record @


ORCID ID: 0000-0002-6385-1609 
Publication record @ NASA ADS:


NASA ADS: Author publication record
D.Phil. Thesis


The Sunyaev-Zel'dovich effect: predictions from Hydrodynamical N-Body Simulations (5.8 MB) 
Antonio C. da Silva, University of Sussex, October 2002

Books (editor)


3K, SN's, Clusters: Hunting the Cosmological Parameters with Precision Cosmology

Domingos Barbosa, Antonio da Silva and Ana Morão, 2004, Astrophysics and Space Science, Vol. 290, Nos.1-2

Last modified: March 11, 2014